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Download YouTube videos By Python in 5 lines !!!

Howdy, today we'll create a program by python in 5 line can download YouTube videos, so let's get started.

Pre-requisites

you'll need :

Let's Begin

We'll create two files, video.py & audio.py

video.py

This file will download your video with pictures & audio

audio.py

And This'll download the video only with audio.

Open your favorite editor, and type

$ touch video.py audio.py
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We're going to install two packages

pafy & youtube.dl

so in terminal

$ pip install pafy youtube.dl
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Little remains, in video.py we'll import pafy

from pafy import new
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new is a function download your video by add the URL on it, so create url variable and it's well be input

url = input("Enter the url: ")
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now create video variable and it's value is new function

video = new(url)
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the video has different quality, we want the best quality, define new variable

dl = video.getbest()
dl.download()
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you can test it

$ py video.py
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now, go to audio.py, it's like video.py but has some differences

from pafy import new
url = input("Enter the link: ")
video = new(url)
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let's define audio variable

audio = video.audiostreams
audio[0].download()
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that's it, you can now go to YouTube and download your favorite video/s.

good bye.

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Serhii Pimenov

The title should be: "Using pafy and youtube.dl for downloading youtube videos in Python".

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abdfn Author • Edited on

It's a good title, thank you πŸ™

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